Ms. Morello Quote #2

Quote from Ms. Morello in Everybody Hates Christmas

Ms. Morello: Oh, Chris, look at you. You didn't have to bring any food. Sometimes I forget how strong your people are.
Chris: What do you mean how strong my people are?
Ms. Morello: "What do I mean how strong your people are?" You shall overcome someday. See me after class. I have something for you.
Chris: Okay.
Adult Chris: [v.o.] Do I look like Malcolm X to you, lady? How would you like to overcome a brick?


 ‘Everybody Hates Christmas’ Quotes

Quote from Tonya

Rochelle: Tonya, I thought you were gonna put up the decorations.
Tonya: I don't want to now.
Rochelle: Why not?
Tonya: Because... you and Daddy lied to me.
Rochelle: We lied to you? About what?
Tonya: I know there's no such thing as Santa Claus.
Adult Chris: [v.o.] When my mother heard Tonya say those words, it was like she wasn't her baby anymore.
30-year-old Tonya: So what else to you lie to me about? Are you really gonna kick me out if I get pregnant? Is it true you ain't taking care of no baby? Can I really not bring a White boy home? Does the Foreman Grill really knock out the fat? Can I really get a loan with no money down? Are you my real mother? Momma, I want answers.

Quote from Julius

Julius: Hey, man. What you doing?
Chris: I'm taking canned goods to school for the needy.
[cash register sounds as Julius inspects the assorted cans]
Julius: Man, that's $2.89 cent worth of food. What you trying to do, feed the needy or be the needy?

 Ms. Morello Quotes

Quote from Everybody Hates Graduation

Mr. Perkins: Can I have their fathers' names?
Rochelle: Ju...? Their fathers? No, no, no. They have one father.
Mr. Perkins: Do you know his name?
Rochelle: Where are you getting this information?
Adult Chris: [v.o.] I'll tell you where he's getting it.
[flashback: Ms. Morello addresses the camera in her class room:]
Ms. Morello: Unfortunately, I think Chris is a crack baby. The mother's a little delusional. Her brain is addled by years of drug abuse and cheap wine spo-dee-o-dee. She's actually convinced herself that she has a husband who works two jobs and that they own a house in the ghetto. You can't believe a word she says. [drinks chocolate milk]

Quote from Everybody Hates Cutting School

Ms. Morello: Chris, I'm sorry for shushing you. I know your people can't help talking in the movies.